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Bug #49048 Failed preg_match for unicode
Submitted: 2009-07-24 13:26 UTC Modified: 2009-07-24 13:37 UTC
From: samva at ukr dot net Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: *Regular Expressions
PHP Version: 5.2.10 OS: ASPLinux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2009-07-24 13:26 UTC] samva at ukr dot net
Failed preg_match

Reproduce code:
From manual page: regexp.reference.unicode
    $value = 'способ';
    $reg   = '/(^[\pL]+$)/i';
    echo (preg_match ($reg,$value)) ? 'SUCCESS' : 'FAILED';

Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2009-07-24 13:37 UTC]
Thank you for taking the time to write to us, but this is not
a bug. Please double-check the documentation available at and the instructions on how to report
a bug at

This only works for Unicode characters in \"u\" mode (just adding the \"u\" specifier should make it work)
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